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People pray at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda. It releases tension.
I photograph at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda for the same reason.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Street child guarding shoes during prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Street child guarding shoes during prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Street children watching worshippers buy joss sticks and lotus flowers during prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Street children watching worshippers buy joss sticks and lotus flowers during prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 30/10/2014: Prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

10 years ago, Cambodia crowned a new king. King Norodom Sihamoni replaced the flamboyant King Norodom Sihanouk during a lavish and colourful (yes, I know…) ceremony, thus turning an important page of its history.

The complete set of photographs can be found HERE on my website.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 29/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni. Watering of the new King in front of the Pagoda of Heaven (Preah Vihear Suor). Former King Sihanouk (left) leading his son to the ceremony.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 29/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni. Watering of the new King in front of the Pagoda of Heaven (Preah Vihear Suor). Former King Sihanouk (left) leading his son to the ceremony.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 20/10/2004: Schoolchildren waiting for the new King Norodom Sihamoni and his father Sihanouk arriving from Beijing.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 20/10/2004: Schoolchildren waiting for the new King Norodom Sihamoni and his father Sihanouk arriving from Beijing.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/10/2004: New King Norodom Sihamoni during Buddhist intronisation ceremonies (Krong Peali) in front and in throne hall.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/10/2004: New King Norodom Sihamoni during Buddhist intronisation ceremonies (Krong Peali) in front and in throne hall.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 29/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni. Watering of the new King in front of the Pagoda of Heaven (Preah Vihear Suor).

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 29/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni. Watering of the new King in front of the Pagoda of Heaven (Preah Vihear Suor).

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 29/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni. New King Norodom Sihamoni on his way to the Throne Hall for taking his oath.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 29/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni. New King Norodom Sihamoni on his way to the Throne Hall for taking his oath.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 29/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni at the Throne Hall.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 29/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni at the Throne Hall.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 30/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni. King Norodom Sihamoni leaving the Throne Hall after the new King's oath taking ceremony.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 30/10/2004: Intronisation ceremony of new King Norodom Sihamoni. King Norodom Sihamoni leaving the Throne Hall after the new King's oath taking ceremony.

CAMBODIA. Kampong Speu. 3/11/2004: Schoolchildren waiting for newly designated King Norodom Sihamoni on his first meeting with the population outside Phnom Penh.

CAMBODIA. Kampong Speu. 3/11/2004: Schoolchildren waiting for newly designated King Norodom Sihamoni on his first meeting with the population outside Phnom Penh.

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The 200 evicted people from Bavel district in Battambang province are preparing their petition…

The workers are fitting hundreds of coloured light bulbs on the structures carried by the barges for the Water Festival…

And I am preparing to upload the coronation of King Norodom Sihamoni from 10 years ago on my website…

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Two hundred evicted from Bavel district in Battambang province are hosted at Wat Chas.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Two hundred evicted from Bavel district in Battambang province are hosted at Wat Chas.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Two hundred evicted from Bavel district in Battambang province are hosted at Wat Chas.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Two hundred evicted from Bavel district in Battambang province are hosted at Wat Chas.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Workers preparing the illuminations which will decorate barges floating alongside the Tonle Sap banks during the 2014 Water Festival.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Workers preparing the illuminations which will decorate barges floating alongside the Tonle Sap banks during the 2014 Water Festival.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Workers preparing the illuminations which will decorate barges floating alongside the Tonle Sap banks during the 2014 Water Festival.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Workers preparing the illuminations which will decorate barges floating alongside the Tonle Sap banks during the 2014 Water Festival.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Workers preparing the illuminations which will decorate barges floating alongside the Tonle Sap banks during the 2014 Water Festival.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 28/10/2014: Workers preparing the illuminations which will decorate barges floating alongside the Tonle Sap banks during the 2014 Water Festival.

Roeurn Kosal is demonstrating on his own at Freedom Park to find justice for the killing of his parents by the Khmer Rouge…

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: Roeurn Kosal, the lone protester with his umbrella, signs, water bottle and radio, at Freedom Park demanding justice for the killing of his parents by the Khmer Rouge.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: Roeurn Kosal, the lone protester with his umbrella, signs, water bottle and radio, at Freedom Park demanding justice for the killing of his parents by the Khmer Rouge.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: Roeurn Kosal, the lone protester with his umbrella, signs, water bottle and radio, at Freedom Park demanding justice for the killing of his parents by the Khmer Rouge.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: Roeurn Kosal, the lone protester with his umbrella, signs, water bottle and radio, at Freedom Park demanding justice for the killing of his parents by the Khmer Rouge.

About 25 people from the airport community who are under threat of an eviction held a demonstration near Wat Botum instead of the intended location of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s residence, monitored by the same amount of journalists and yet again the same amount of human rights observers. The whole lot was closely watched by scattered, and therefore hard to count, units of municipal security guards and riot police, when it moved on to the National Assembly.

Meanwhile 200 people confronted with a land issue in Battambang province and who came down to Phnom Penh are hosted by the monks at Wat Chas.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: The community at the airport which is under threat of an eviction wanting to hold a demonstration in the vicinity of Prime Minister Hun Sen's house. was reduced to protest in the gardens in front of Wat Botum and later marched to the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: The community at the airport which is under threat of an eviction wanting to hold a demonstration in the vicinity of Prime Minister Hun Sen's house. was reduced to protest in the gardens in front of Wat Botum and later marched to the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: The community at the airport which is under threat of an eviction wanting to hold a demonstration in the vicinity of Prime Minister Hun Sen's house. was reduced to protest in the gardens in front of Wat Botum and later marched to the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: The community at the airport which is under threat of an eviction wanting to hold a demonstration in the vicinity of Prime Minister Hun Sen's house. was reduced to protest in the gardens in front of Wat Botum and later marched to the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: The community at the airport which is under threat of an eviction wanting to hold a demonstration in the vicinity of Prime Minister Hun Sen's house. was reduced to protest in the gardens in front of Wat Botum and later marched to the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: The community at the airport which is under threat of an eviction wanting to hold a demonstration in the vicinity of Prime Minister Hun Sen's house. was reduced to protest in the gardens in front of Wat Botum and later marched to the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: The community at the airport which is under threat of an eviction wanting to hold a demonstration in the vicinity of Prime Minister Hun Sen's house. was reduced to protest in the gardens in front of Wat Botum and later marched to the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: The community at the airport which is under threat of an eviction wanting to hold a demonstration in the vicinity of Prime Minister Hun Sen's house. was reduced to protest in the gardens in front of Wat Botum and later marched to the National Assembly.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: Mu Sochua, opposition CNRP lawmaker addresses about 200 people from Battambang province who found shelter at Wat Chas ahead of a demonstration in the streets of Phnom Penh.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: Mu Sochua, opposition CNRP lawmaker addresses about 200 people from Battambang province who found shelter at Wat Chas ahead of a demonstration in the streets of Phnom Penh.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: About 200 people from Battambang province find shelter at Wat Chas ahead of a demonstration in the streets of Phnom Penh.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: About 200 people from Battambang province find shelter at Wat Chas ahead of a demonstration in the streets of Phnom Penh.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: Bull horns near statues of Buddha in the pagoda where about 200 people from Battambang province found shelter at Wat Chas ahead of a demonstration in the streets of Phnom Penh.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: Bull horns near statues of Buddha in the pagoda where about 200 people from Battambang province found shelter at Wat Chas ahead of a demonstration in the streets of Phnom Penh.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: About 200 people from Battambang province find shelter at Wat Chas ahead of a demonstration in the streets of Phnom Penh.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 27/10/2014: About 200 people from Battambang province find shelter at Wat Chas ahead of a demonstration in the streets of Phnom Penh.

Somewhere between 800 and 1,000 members from various civil society and youth organisations, joined by buddhist monks from the Independent Monk Network for Social Justice (IMNSJ), marched from the French embassy to the Chinese embassy with a few stopovers at the U.S., British, Australian, Russian, Japanese and Indonesian embassies, spiced with a longer stop at the National Assembly, to commemorate the signing of the Paris Peace Accords in 1991 which sealed the fate of today’s Cambodia.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Buddhist monk posing in front of a giant Kampuchea Krom banner when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Buddhist monk posing in front of a giant Kampuchea Krom banner when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Buddhist monk in front of a giant Kampuchea Krom banner when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Buddhist monk in front of a giant Kampuchea Krom banner when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Demonstrator carrying a Vietnamese flag when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Demonstrator carrying a Vietnamese flag when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Lao Mong Hay, political analyst, next to protest organisers, explaining about the 1991 Paris Peace Accords to between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the agreement which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Lao Mong Hay, political analyst, next to protest organisers, explaining about the 1991 Paris Peace Accords to between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the agreement which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Buddhist monks in front of a portrait of King Norodom Sihamoni exhibited in preparation for his 10th crowning anniversary, when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Buddhist monks in front of a portrait of King Norodom Sihamoni exhibited in preparation for his 10th crowning anniversary, when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Voan Pov, union leader, talking in front of the National Assembly to between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, when staging a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Voan Pov, union leader, talking in front of the National Assembly to between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, when staging a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Real Camerin, Svay Rieng CNRP lawmaker, posing in front of a giant Kampuchea Krom banner when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 23/10/2014: Real Camerin, Svay Rieng CNRP lawmaker, posing in front of a giant Kampuchea Krom banner when between 800 and 1000 members of civil society groups, accompanied by buddhist monks, staged a protest on the occasion of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords which sealed Cambodia's present fate.

Between paperwork and accreditation requests, a few minutes at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda…

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Young boy offering his hair on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Young boy offering his hair on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Young boy offering his hair on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Young boy offering his hair on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Young boy being cleansed with holy water when offering his hair on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Young boy being cleansed with holy water when offering his hair on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Worshipper releasing offerings in the Tonle Sap river on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Worshipper releasing offerings in the Tonle Sap river on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Worshippers releasing birds for good luck on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 22/10/2014: Worshippers releasing birds for good luck on prayer day at the Preah Ang Dong riverside pagoda.

Nearly 20 people were wounded yesterday on Sihanouk Boulevard during the violent dispersion by municipal security guards of a demonstration held by villagers from Preah Vihear province who wanted to get their land issue known to Prime Minister Hun Sen.

See also HERE.

This is a follow-up post on the ‘Quest for Land‘ story which is available as an iApp on iTunes and which reports on land issues in Cambodia since the year 2000 with texts by Robert Carmichael and over 700 photographs.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Luon Sovath, buddhist monk and land rights activist, documenting wounds sustained during the violent breakup of a demonstration on the previous day. Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, were dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Luon Sovath, buddhist monk and land rights activist, documenting wounds sustained during the violent breakup of a demonstration on the previous day. Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, were dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Ouk Woman showing the bruises she sustained during the violent breakup of a demonstration on the previous day. Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, were dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Ouk Woman showing the bruises she sustained during the violent breakup of a demonstration on the previous day. Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, were dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Ouk Pich Samnang, land rights activist, showing his wounds sustained during the violent breakup of a demonstration on the previous day. Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, were dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Ouk Pich Samnang, land rights activist, showing his wounds sustained during the violent breakup of a demonstration on the previous day. Members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, hosted for the last weeks by the Kampuchea Krom monks of Wat Samaky Reangsey, were dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Seang Sovannara, head monk of Wat Samaky Reangsey, talking to members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.

CAMBODIA, Phnom Penh. 21/10/2014: Seang Sovannara, head monk of Wat Samaky Reangsey, talking to members from the evicted community of Choam Ksan district’s Kantuot commune and Tbeng Meanchey district’s Palhal commune in Preah Vihear province, the day after having been violently dispersed by security guards during a demonstration near Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.